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Secretary's Statement - March  2022

The Brynmawr Historical Society has at last restarted; in fact our first lecture after lockdown was back in September 2021. We had a wonderful annual lunch at the Hall Inn in Gwehelog in October and after the December meeting we enjoyed our annual buffet and many thanks to Amieoccasions.

In January we started afresh with two talks by members of the society, before getting back into the usual monthly lectures. If you haven’t yet rejoined or joining for the first time then just a reminder that our annual membership is still only £6 per person for the year and still free to those in full time education. We have already started thinking of day visits; our first will be in June to the Nantgarw China Museum which is near Pontypridd and this will be a day visit and includes lunch. There is also a planned visit to the Brunel experience at Bristol and of course a full year of entertaining lectures.

Your friendly neighbourhood secretary.

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May 2021
New at the bottom of the  DOCUMENTS  page
Who was Crawshay Bailey and what did he do for us?

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September  2021
A 3 minute video, titled BRYNMAWR WELFARE PARK from BBC2 Hidden Histories, please click on the image to view

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March 2022
Twelve new photos of Brynmawr Nursery School.
To view, Please click on image and scroll to the bottom of the page

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March 2022
Gwent County History Association Annual Lecture  on Saturday
21st May 2022
Please click on poster to enlarge

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May  2022 - New Book
Ahead of his time - Roy Francis and Rugby League by Peter Lush.
Please click on the image for further informatiom